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Public Buildings commissioner wants to help agencies consolidate, modernize workspace

Commissioner Norman Dong sees the Public Buildings Services' role as helping other agencies cut administrative costs and creating more collaborative places to work.

Tags: Norman Dong , Public Buildings Service , GSA , FBI , management , federal buildings , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 11/19/2014, 05:19pm EST

Ted Okada, Federal Emergency Management Agency

The White House has been telling agencies to used shared services for the better part of two, two-term administrations. The idea is to save cost and effort by pooling things agencies all do in common. But in practice it's not so easy. Ted Okada is the chief technology officer of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. He's taking a slightly different view of shared service. He contends sharing should be at least as much about data as about operations. Okada joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with details.

Tags: Ted Okada , shared services , management , Federal Drive , Tom Temin

Tuesday - 11/11/2014, 10:55pm EST
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Compliance, data collection & healthcare IT

NextLOGiK CEO Kirk Couser and Director Chad Baker explain how their products can help federal agencies with data collection.
November 11, 2014

Tags: technology , Kirk Couser , Chad Baker , NextLOGiK , data collection , GSA , NASA , HHS , Healthcare IT , mobile data management , ISO 9001 , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk

Tuesday - 11/11/2014, 08:38pm EST
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FEMA kicks off IT modernization effort with security, resiliency review

Adrian Gardner, FEMA's chief information officer, said he spent the last nine months looking at the agency's IT networks and systems to figure out their weaknesses and strengths. He said he plans on a three-stage approach to bring FEMA's technology into the 21st century.

Tags: technology , Adrian Gardner , resilience and security review , data analytics , mobile computing , Ask the CIO , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 09:10am EST
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Online Chat: Ask the CIO with FEMA's Adrian Gardner

Adrian Gardner, chief information officer at the Federal Emergency Management Agency, joined Federal News Radio for a free online chat to discuss his IT priorities around the agency's resilience and security review, mobility, and IT governance, among other topics.

Tags: Adrian Gardner , Ask the CIO , online chat , Jason Miller , mobility , cybersecurity , cloud computing , big data

Thursday - 11/06/2014, 03:00pm EST

Adrian Gardner, CIO, FEMA

The White House wants to cut about $2 billion from the federal IT budget next year. The Obama Administration says that's good news, because it means federal agencies are being more efficient with their IT projects. Adrian Gardner, chief information officer of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and agency co-chair of this year's Executive Leadership Conference, told In Depth with Francis Rose about one of his passions. He said he likes using industry partnerships to make the most out of shrinking IT budgets.

Tags: Adrian Gardner , In Depth , Francis Rose , budget , technology , Obama administration , Executive Leadership Conference , information technology

Wednesday - 09/24/2014, 04:11pm EDT
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FEMA's Mission Support Bureau provides critical resources

What are the strategic priorities of FEMA's Mission Support Bureau? How is FEMA's Mission Support Bureau providing the support, tools, and resources that ensure FEMA meets its mission? What is FEMA doing to improve its operational performance? Join host Michael Keegan as he explores these questions and more with David Robinson, the associate administrator of FEMA's Mission Support Bureau.

Tags: Business of Government Hour , Michael Keegan , David Robinson , Mission Support Bureau , IBM Center for the Business of Government

Monday - 08/25/2014, 05:15pm EDT

Cheryl Seminara, Director, Employee Development Division, FEMA

Changing an agency's management culture at every level of responsibility earns some high-level recognition for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Its Employee Development Division uses an initiative called the Individual and Organizational Progressive Leader Development Program. Cheryl Seminara, director of FEMA's Employee Development Division, talks to In Depth with Francis Rose about accepting the Graduate School USA's 2014 Deming Award on behalf of her team.

Tags: Cheryl Seminara , In Depth

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 06:10pm EDT
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Universities awarded $800,000 grant for cyber research

Three universities will share an $800-thousand dollar grant from FEMA. The money will be used to help the U.S. better prepare for cyber attacks.

Tags: GDIT Solutions Center , cyber attacks , cyber security , National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium

Monday - 04/21/2014, 02:27pm EDT

Saving lives ... one mobile app at a time

When disasters strike, information sharing becomes key for both first responders and the people affected on the ground. Over the past 10 months, two members of the private sector have dedicated their time and skills working with the federal government to develop apps and crowdsourcing techniques that could help save lives when the next Superstorm Sandy hits. Federal News Radio learns more about their individual projects as part of our special report, Solving Our Nation's Toughest Challenges: The Presidential Innovation Fellows.

Tags: Jacqueline Kazil , Derek Frempong , Department of Energy , GeoQ , Lantern , crowdsourcing , social media , Lena Trudeau , Presidential Innovation Fellows , workforce , Shefali Kapadia

Wednesday - 04/02/2014, 04:00am EDT
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